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continuing care assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

New Minas, NS
B4N3G2

Salary

$21.79 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 80 hours bi-weekly
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work setting

  • Home care and visiting care agency
  • Rural area
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment
  • Transport patients between care facilities
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Continuing Care Assistant Certification
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child Abuse Registry check
  • Immunization records
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage paid
  • Pension plan

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